These spring pasta recipes are loaded with fresh veggies and light sauces. They are perfect for easy weeknight dinners to compliment the warmer spring nights.

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While I love hearty pasta dishes, like my creamy Italian sausage pasta or a comforting lasagna, I need something a little bit lighter in the spring. My favorite spring pasta recipes are actually more veggies and less noodles. I want all the fresh vegetables possible now that they are in season again! There is no better way to add flavor to a pasta dish than with flavorful veggies!

But not all spring pasta dishes need to be veggie-packed. Pasta with a lighter balsamic dressing or a lemony sauce is fantastic, too! I also think that spring dinner should be quick and easy so you can get outside and enjoy the warm weather (finally!). These simple pasta recipes will help you create the perfect spring meal in minutes.

Make every one of these pasta dishes for spring, and you will enjoy cooking and eating all season long!

Best Easy Pasta Recipes for Spring

Start boiling a big pot of water and get ready to enjoy some delicious spring pastas. We’ve got enough recipes here to last the whole season long!

1. Tortellini Pasta Salad

Made with tri-colored tortellini, black olives, fresh mozzarella cheese, and lots of fresh garden vegetables, this pasta salad is a show-stopper. Enjoy it hot or chilled, it’s good either way!

Tortellini Pasta Salad
My simple tortellini pasta salad is packed with fresh vegetables, salty cheese, and tender cooked pasta. The homemade red wine vinaigrette is the perfect finishing touch.
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2. Corn Pasta

Corn pasta is a unique and flavorful pasta dish perfect for spring. The sweet taste of corn coats every single piece of pasta making this an irresistible spring recipe. You will want to keep eating this all summer long, too!

A bowl of corn pasta.
Corn Pasta
Tender, fresh corn kernels and pasta are folded into a Parmesan-flecked sauce, then topped with smoky bacon and savory chives to make this delicious, creamy corn pasta. You'll want to eat it all summer long!
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3. Easy Pasta Salad Recipe

Creamy pasta salad is one of the best spring lunch recipes ever. Full of cucumbers, tomatoes, and an easy dressing, this is the best pasta salad you will ever make.

Pasta Salad
This is the perfect Easy Pasta Salad Recipe! Loaded with veggies, it's dressed with creamy bottled dressing to make your life even simpler. Don't wait to make this classic, go-to summer side dish that never goes out of style!
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4. Creamy Lemon Garlic Pasta with Chicken

I love easy, complete meals that quickly come together. This creamy lemon pasta is the epitome of spring flavor. Plus, the breaded chicken is the perfect way to compliment the bold, bright taste of the sauce. This is a nice weeknight spring dinner that everyone in your house will love.

lemon garlic pasta
Creamy Lemon Pasta with Chicken
Creamy Lemon Garlic Chicken Chicken Pasta is a delicious comfort dish that never disappoints! 
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5. Spring Pea and Asparagus Pasta

asparagus and peas are two of the first veggies to pop up in the spring. These sweet, tender green vegetables are fantastic in this pasta dish and a true spring delight.

Spring Pea and Asparagus Pasta
This very green pasta dish is bursting with spring flavors, including peas, asparagus and fresh herbs. Once you have prepped your vegetables, the dish comes together rather quickly. This recipe yields a lot (enough for 6 to 8 servings) so feel free to halve it if you are serving two.
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6. Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta

Chicken chipotle pasta is great for those warm spring nights when you want a little bit of spice. The creamy sauce has a delicious kick you will think about for days afterward. Luckily, this recipe is nice and easy so you can make it multiple times a week!

A skillet full of spicy chicken chipotle pasta.
Spicy Chicken Chipotle Pasta
This spicy chicken chipotle pasta is made with tons of veggies and a creamy chipotle cheese sauce for an easy weeknight dinner that's decadent and completely irresistible. 
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7. Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad

I love the ranch twist in this pasta salad recipe. If you are a ranch dressing lover, you should definitely give this springtime pasta a try. It is filling, flavorful, and so easy to make.

Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Bacon ranch pasta salad is the type of dish that will disappear at a potluck or backyard barbecue!
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8. One Pot Spring Pasta

Classic spring vegetables are mixed with tender pasta and salty, savory goat cheese. This one-pot dinner is the perfect, easy springtime meal you will make again and again.

One Pot Spring Pasta Recipe
This One Pot Spring Pasta comes together in less than 30 minutes and is loaded with asparagus, sweet peas, and just a touch of goat cheese. The perfect, easy, vegetarian dinner! 
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9. Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

This is quite an interesting pasta recipe! This is probably the best way to use dill pickle juice ever. It is also nice and light without sacrificing flavor.

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad
Dill Pickle Pasta Salad gives traditional pasta salad an upgrade by adding crunchy pickles, fresh dill, and tangy pickle juice! 
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10. Spring Weeknight Pasta

With plenty of spring vegetables like asparagus, radishes, peas, and onions, this pasta dish is bursting with fresh flavor. The sherry vinegar sauce is easy and tasty. Plus, adding tons of sharp white cheddar cheese makes this pasta irresistible.

Easy Spring Weeknight Pasta
Made with spring veggies, salty bacon and a lot of tangy vinegar, this is an easy but very flavorful pasta dish that is perfect for the spring.
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11. Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta

I like to make this pasta in the first days of spring when I still want a creamy, warm dish but something a little bit brighter than a classic chicken alfredo. Lemon chicken pasta is the answer! It is decadent and filling but not too heavy.

Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta
This Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta pairs spaghetti and chicken with a garlicky lemon cream sauce and parmesan for a winning weeknight dinner!
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12. One Skillet Pasta Primavera with Meatballs

One-pot dinners are always the best! This fresh veggie pasta is perfect for spring and is nice and easy to make. The meatballs help make it a complete dinner that makes enough for the whole family.

One Skillet Pasta Primavera with Meatballs
Pre made meatballs, zucchini and bell peppers are the perfect combination for this pasta dish. It is colorful and delicious!
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13. Creamy Lemon Spring Vegetable Pasta

Vibrant and flavorful, this vegetable pasta salad features fresh, seasonal veggies and tender pasta. Tossed with a light and creamy white sauce, it’s bursting with savory garlic flavor.

Creamy Lemon Spring Vegetable Pasta
Creamy Lemon Spring Vegetable Pasta-this light and creamy lemon pasta with asparagus, artichokes, peas, and basil makes a great spring meal. 
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14. Spring Greek Pasta Salad

Lemon juice, feta cheese, sliced red onion, and plenty of garlic are just a few of the tasty ingredients in this spring Greek pasta salad. I love eating this dish as a spring lunch recipe, but it is also fantastic for dinner! Enjoy it on its own, or add a side of grilled chicken or shrimp to make it even more filling.

Spring Greek Pasta Salad
For a light meal, we toss rotini pasta with cucumber, zucchini and sweet peppers. Make this cucumber pasta salad into a main dish by adding grilled chicken
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15. Olive Garden Chicken Scampi

My Olive Garden copycat chicken scampi is a wonderful spring recipe. I love the brightly colored peppers and the skinny, long noodles. The light butter sauce is easy and tasty. You may never go back to ordering the restaurant version again!

A bowl of copycat Olive Garden chicken scampi.
Olive Garden Chicken Scampi
This copycat Olive Garden Chicken Scampi tastes just as good, if not better than the real deal! It's easy to make at home for a fraction of the cost!
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16. Spring Pesto Pasta

Basil pesto is one of my favorite types of sauce to add to pasta. Tossing noodles with pesto and adding fresh spring vegetables, like asparagus and peas, is what this easy pasta recipe is all about! It has so much flavor in every bite that you will swoon.

Pring Pesto Pasta with Asparagus
Spring pesto pasta with asparagus and chives is a simple and light spring pasta dish that is made with just a handful of ingredients in under 20 minutes (including prep!). Toss freshly cooked farfalle pasta with basil pesto, asparagus, chives, and cheese for the ultimate spring pasta recipe packed with incredible flavour. 
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17. Crockpot Spaghetti

Once the weather gets warm, you probably want to spend more time outside and less time cooking dinner. That’s where this crockpot recipe comes in to save the day! Just throw everything in the slow cooker, and come back later to a perfectly cooked meal!

Crock pot spaghetti on a plate topped with Parmesan cheese.
Crock Pot Spaghetti
Crock Pot Spaghetti tastes just as good as regular spaghetti but requires way less effort! Simplify your life, and use this quick method to make everyone's favorite meal with minimal fuss.
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18. Spring Pasta Carbonara

Creamy carbonara pasta is so easy to make but still so delicious. This quick carbonara recipe adds spring peas and scallions to give the spring pasta an even more pretty green color and fresh flavor.

Pea Carbonara
Peas, Scallions, Lemon, Mint, all things that you wouldn't find in a traditional pasta carbonara but newsflash guys… they are excellent additions in this Spring Pasta Carbonara!
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19. Italian Sausage Soup

The light, tomato broth of this sausage soup is ideal for spring. Enjoy a bowl of this hearty soup outside on your patio and watch the sun set on a perfect spring day! Now that sounds like a good dinner.

Italian Sausage Soup
This easy Italian sausage soup takes just 10 minutes to put together! It's a one-pot soup loaded with flavorful Italian sausage, tons of veggies, and a perfectly seasoned tomato broth.
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20. Zucchini Lasagna

Zucchini lasagna is a great, lighter lasagna that is perfect for spring. There may not be real pasta in this recipe, but the zucchini noodles add a nice twist to the classic pasta dish. I still count this recipe as a pasta!

A square slice of zucchini lasagna on a plate.
Zucchini Lasagna
Zucchini Lasagna is a light yet super satisfying version of your favorite lasagna recipe! Skip the pasta and layer sliced zucchini with creamy ricotta cheese, hearty meat sauce, and of course, plenty of mozzarella!
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21. Dump and Bake Spring Pasta

Don’t you just love meals that you can make in a hurry? This dump-and-bake spring pasta casserole is seriously the easiest recipe ever. Made with artichokes, asparagus, and carrots, you get plenty of healthy vegetables. Then, we mix them with tender noodles cooked in chicken broth to fill you up.

Dump and Bake Spring Pasta
Pasta is baked with chicken and all of spring’s finest vegetables for a light and healthy one pot meal! With asparagus, artichokes, carrots, peas, and chives, this easy Dump-and-Bake Spring Pasta has all of the fresh flavors that you crave — with just 10 minutes of prep. You don’t even have to boil the pasta!
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22. Taco Spaghetti

Combine Taco Tuesday with pasta night using this easy taco spaghetti recipe. It’s light enough for spring but hearty and filling enough for nights that are still a little chilly.

Taco Spaghetti
This one-skillet Taco Spaghetti is hearty, flavorful, and perfect for tonight's dinner! Take everything you love about tacos, fold it into spaghetti rather than taco shells, add lots of hot sauce, and dig in!
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23. Spring Vegetable Pasta with Pistachios

Springtime is all about the color green. Green leaves, green veggies, and green grass pop up everywhere! Add a little more green to your table with this spring vegetable pasta made with crunchy pistachios.

Spring Vegetable Pasta with Pistachios
Tender asparagus and crunchy pistachios are delicious together in this easy pasta dish. Not only does this pasta taste incredible, but it is also quite gorgeous!
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24. Spaghetti Salad

My spaghetti salad recipe is a fun twist on the classic pasta salad. The long spaghetti noodles are tossed with fresh tomatoes, peppers, and zucchini. I love how you can eat this pasta salad hot or cold, making it perfect for any season!

Spaghetti Salad
This spaghetti salad is packed with big, bold flavors—and it’s oh-so-easy to make!
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25. Fettuccini with Mint, Asparagus and Leeks

This vegetarian pasta dish is nice and light for spring. The leeks give the dish a unique taste while the red pepper flakes add a nice bit of heat.

Fettuccine with Asparagus, Mint and Leeks
This vegetarian spring pasta with asparagus feels particularly light since it doesn’t have an intense tomato or creamy sauce. Mint adds a bright note to balance the buttery sautéed leeks, while red pepper flakes add heat to cut through each bite. Serve with a dry, medium-bodied white wine or a light beer.
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26. Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff

You may think of beef stroganoff as being a cold-weather pasta dish, but this recipe is great for spring thanks to the Instant Pot. No hot stovetop is needed, and the whole meal cooks in just minutes! Plus, beef stroganoff is so creamy and delicious that you should really eat it all year long.

Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff
Full of classic flavors and tender meat, this mouthwatering Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff is the comfort food you need after a long, hectic day.
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27. Spring Vegetable Pasta with Lemon Sauce

Lemon sauce is one of my favorite pasta sauces for spring. This recipe has tons of lemony flavor plus lots of fresh vegetables like zucchini, asparagus, and bell peppers. Serve it on its own or as a side dish with your favorite main courses.

Spring Vegetable Pasta with Lemon Sauce
Spring vegetable pasta is the perfect light and tasty dinner to enjoy in the warmer weather! Asparagus, zucchini, and a fresh citrus sauce make this a delicious meal that’s gluten free and vegan, too.
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28. Easy Chicken Tetrazzini

I love this chicken casserole for spring thanks to the creamy, cheesy sauce! The peas add a pop of color and nutrients, and the light chicken isn’t too hearty or overly filling.

chicken tetrazzini in a casserole dish with a silver fork
Easy Chicken Tetrazzini
Chicken tetrazzini is a winning weeknight dinner! It pairs spaghetti with a rich, creamy sauce, chicken, and plenty of cheese!
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29. Creamy Garlic Spring Vegetable Pasta

If you love alfredo sauce, you will adore this creamy pasta recipe. It is packed with parmesan and garlic, just like the most delicious alfredo ever. The addition of spring vegetables is pure perfection.

Creamy Garlic Spring Vegetable Pasta
This Creamy Garlic Spring Vegetable Pasta Primavera is the perfect way to enjoy some of the best fresh spring produce. With a luscious creamy sauce that has a hint of lemon, it really lets the gorgeous green spring vegetables shine. Sprinkled with a generous amount of parsley bread crumbs for the perfect crunch.
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30. Garlic Shrimp with Blistered Tomatoes and Linguini

When those first fresh tomatoes start to come into the grocery store, I always get excited! This garlic shrimp recipe with linguini and tomatoes is the perfect way to put them to use. A wonderful weeknight meal, it just tastes like spring.

Low Calorie Dinner Recipe: Garlic Shrimp with Blistered Tomatoes and Linguine
With the warmer weather finally here, it’s a great time to get back to lighter meals and exercise. I’m pretty sure the long, cold winter made me want to stay in, stock up on food and just hibernate. So, I’m ready to enjoy this time of year!

31. Pasta with Roasted Spring Vegetables and Marinated Mozzarella

The flavors of the spring vegetables in this dish are made even more intense by roasting them in the oven. Adding marinated mozzarella is a fantastic addition that you are sure to adore.

Roasted Spring Vegetable Pasta with Marinated Mozzarella
Pasta with Roasted Spring Vegetables and Marinated Mozzarella is a light and healthy, gluten-free main featuring fresh spring vegetables, and decadent marinated mozzarella balls.023
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